I have been fortunate enough to work with some of the UK’s leading print publications, as well as local newspaper and broadcast outlets. Please browse the profiles below to view the the links to my featured work and some kind testimonials.
“Eager to learn, and always willing to lend a hand, Chris was a great addition to the FHM team.”
-Anthony Teasdale, Deputy Editor, FHM
“Chris is highly motivated, a good writer and shows plenty of initiative. Excellent professional attitude and organisational abilities. A pleasure to have him with us.”
-Andy Martin, Editor, The Bournemouth Echo
“Chris has been a real help to the news team. He’s a great writer and has a clear interest in radio, which he reflected in his work. He produced some brilliant audio, voice pieces and picture for news, and great tweets for social media.”
-Maria Greenwood, Head of News, Wessex FM
That’s TV is the largest holder of local licenses in the UK, broadcasting on Freeview channel 7 regionally, with thirteen stations currently operating around the UK. Since March 2017 I have been working as a video journalist and station editor of That’s Hampshire, based in Basingstoke.
Below are some examples of my work with the company. For more examples and to find out more, please visit the That’s Hampshire website.
Buzz is a site showcasing the work of three years of journalists at the Faculty of Media & Communication at Bournemouth University. Click the logo to view my contributions to the website.
I used Storify to collect the tweets and social media bites from attendees of the 2013 NCTJ conference to capture the messages and discussions of the day.
I co-directed a health and safety video for Holton Lee, a nonprofit charity organization that provides horticultural therapy for adults with learning difficulties. Members of our crew, all students at BU, wrote and edited their own segments which appear in order in this video below.
My segment is the ‘proximity’ segment.
Wessex FM is a local commercial radio station operating in Dorchester. Its current listening figures are reportedly some of its most successful in its 21-year history.
Stories I covered include: A protest outside the Dorset Council offices in which trade unions demonstrated their anger against proposed pay rises to executive officers of the council; Leader of the House of Commons Chris Grayling’s visit to Weymouth; A Weymouth Boat Parade to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday.
FHM was a popular UK men’s magazine focusing on lifestyle, pop culture and fashion trends. I worked there for two weeks, a month prior to Bauer Media’s announcement suspending publication.
I also transcribed interviews for Chief Writer Matt Blake of which quotes made it into this article.
The Bournemouth Echo
13 Sept 2015: Food bank in call for bigger premises as demand grows:
I was an on-camera, multimedia reporter for Bournemouth University’s coverage of the 2015 general election. See the YourElection15 website here.
In March 2017, I worked remotely for the Staff Canteen, a networking site for professional chefs based in Poole.
My work there includes scheduling and writing social media posts and writing the following: